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Re: not wanting to delete somebody's home directory

That is certainly an annoying default. Make you have to rethink your naming convention. 


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> On Jul 6, 2019, at 08:31, Curt <curty@free.fr> wrote:
>> On 2019-07-06, songbird <songbird@anthive.com> wrote:
>> Curt wrote:
>>> On 2019-07-05, mick crane <mick.crane@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...
>>>> I'm incrementing the number by the loop and some software sees 2 as 
>>>> bigger that 10 or something like this. I can probably get around that by 
>>> Not sure exactly what you mean by some software, but you must be sorting
>>> lexicographically (the numbers are treated as strings, in which case
>>> alphabetically speaking 1 goes before 2).
>>> I don't think anybody's pointed this out yet (to my surprise) so I
>>> thought I would (maybe I missed it), although my ignorance is nearly
>>> total in the matter.
>>  i have no perl programming experience so i could
>> not speak to that issue.
> This wasn't a criticism of anyone but rather an observation.
> In the bash shell I have wondered about this sorting "anomaly" myself and so
> looked it up this very day. As the simple (and pretty obvious, really) answer
> was completely amenable to my intellectual powers, I was kind of enjoying
> myself believing I'd mastered a trivial programming concept and wished to share
> my joyful discovery with the group. That it happened to be the result of the
> OP's explicit interrogation and so proves itself to be on-topic is a matter of
> pure serendipity.
> ;-)
> # sort numerically ascending
> my @articles = sort {$a <=> $b} @files;
> # sort numerically descending
> my @articles = sort {$b <=> $a} @files;
> The default must be to sort lexicographically.
>>  songbird
> -- 
> "These findings demonstrate that under appropriate conditions the isolated,
> intact large mammalian brain possesses an underappreciated capacity for
> restoration of microcirculation and molecular and cellular activity after a
> prolonged post-mortem interval." From a recent article in *Nature*. Holy shit. 

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